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  • Urgent Care vs. ER- What is the Most Cost Effective Care for the Consumer? Urgent Care vs. ER – What Is the Most Cost Effective Care for the Consumer? By Susan Nefzger With nearly 10,000 walk in clinics currently in the U.S. and 50 to 100 coming online each year, the consumer has more health care choices than ever. And with the advent of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, ...
  • Ugly Fruits and Vegetables Taste Good Too! By KAREN BARROW June 24, 2015 Not all carrots look alike, but you wouldn’t know it from scanning the shelves of your local supermarket. Supermarket chains often display only the most perfectly shaped apples, potatoes and other produce for their shoppers. The rest may get cooked for the store’s prepared foods or, more often, tossed out with the ...
  • Can You Drink Too Much Water? People wonder if it’s possible to drink too much water. According to Dr. James Winger, a professor of family medicine at Loyola Medical Center, it is possible. And if you do, “you can develop a dangerous condition called hyponatremia, or water intoxication”. Under normal conditions, the body beautifully maintains its fluid balance. Lose fluids through sweating, ...
  • Urgent Care Clinics Riding the Obamacare Wave Posted: 7:35 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 2015 By John Pacenti – Palm Beach Post Staff Writer A spider bite blew up Stuart Reid’s left calf. In the past, Reid would have headed right to the emergency room. But last month, the part-time Palm Beach resident went to Palm Beach Urgent Care where medical staff assessed it as a ...